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Dominion to depose Fox boss Lachlan Murdoch as defamation suit heats up
Lachlan Murdoch, head of Fox News' parent company, is scheduled to be deposed Monday in Dominion's $1.6 billion lawsuit against the company.
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Someone shot at substations in North Carolina, knocking out power for thousands
The power outage across Moore County is being investigated as a criminal act, Moore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields said.
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Japan's Disney store sells merchandise of Winnie the Pooh supporting China's protests
The online store offers shirts, mugs and other products that can be customized with an image of Pooh holding up a blank white sheet of paper, the symbol of China's lockdown protests.
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Nearly 2,000 dead seals are discovered on Russia's Caspian coast
About 1,700 dead seals were found on the Caspian Sea coast in southern Russia. Officials say it's unclear what killed the animals, but they likely died of natural causes.
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Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 6 months helping build a new space station
The astronauts were working to complete construction of the Tiangong station — part of official Chinese plans for a permanent human presence in orbit.
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Deion Sanders is taking over as head coach at Colorado
Deion Sanders is bringing his charisma and larger-than-life persona to a Pac-12 program that's plunged to the bottom of college football. The Pro Football Hall of Famer has been at Jackson State.
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Residents are evacuating as Mount Semeru, Indonesia's highest volcano, has erupted
Monsoon rains eroded and finally collapsed the lava dome atop 3,676-meter (12,060-foot) Mount Semeru, causing the eruption, according to National Disaster Management Agency spokesperson Abdul Muhari.
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OPEC keeps oil targets the same amid uncertainty on Russian sanctions
The decision at a meeting of oil ministers Sunday comes a day ahead of the planned start of two measures aimed at hitting Russia's oil earnings in response to its invasion of Ukraine.
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Spicy fish curry dish is seasoned with childhood memories of India's Konkan region
This recipe represents the ultimate comfort food — nothing fancy. It's been passed from generation to generation. If you can't handle the heat, try adding mango.
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Culinary favorites stir thoughts of family from Kentucky to India, China and beyond
Try your hand at making two curries — one fish and one lamb — plus a recipe for a slow-cooked country ham and other family favorites.
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These bamboo buns came from China with Grandma. First we forage, then we cook
No one picks more bamboo than Grandma Zhang, who "shows her love through cooking." Her work ethic and all of the dishes she makes are an inspiration to her family.
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A surprise breakfast ingredient pulls this quick taco meat recipe together
A young woman's family recipes transformed the menu at a restaurant in Arizona where she worked. Decades later, the business is gone but the owners' granddaughter still makes the taco filling today.
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This Kentucky ham recipe needs 24 hours of 'sleep' before it's ready to eat
When Grandpa put on his raincoat, that meant it was time to move the ham off the stove, just one step in Grandma's slow-cook process for a salt-cured country ham.
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Lamb curry shakes up a traditional Christmas dinner. It started with a stay in Nigeria
A choice of toppings lets all of the relatives around the table make this meal their own. And it's OK to substitute chicken or tofu if lamb is not your thing.
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When COVID closed India, these women opened their hearts — and wallets
Sangeeta Siwan lost her job and wasn't able to pay rent or feed her family. Her neighbors helped her survive. A study of giving in India during the pandemic shows she wasn't alone.
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The war in Ukraine is set to slow this winter, according to US intelligence
The head of U.S. intelligence says fighting in Russia's war in Ukraine is running at a "reduced tempo" and suggests Ukrainian forces could have brighter prospects in coming months.
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Would-be Speaker McCarthy can learn from predecessors' struggles for the big gavel
Rep. McCarthy is still likely to win the House Speaker role on January 3rd. However, managing the majority and achieving its legislative and political goals in another matter.
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Mexican authorities are investigating Shanquella Robinson's death as a femicide
It's the latest development in a homicide case that continues to capture attention both in the U.S. and abroad.
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In the hunt for a male contraceptive, scientists look to stop sperm in their tracks
For decades birth control research focused on women. Now there's a new push to develop gels, pills or other products that could keep men from getting their partners pregnant.
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El Salvador has sent 10,000 police to seal off a town and search for gang members
The operation is one of the largest mobilizations yet in President Nayib Bukele's crackdown on street gangs.
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Some Covid restrictions have been eased in China after widespread protests last week
China on Sunday reported two additional deaths from COVID-19 as some cities move cautiously to ease anti-pandemic restrictions following increasingly vocal public frustrations.
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TikTok star Noodle the pug dies at age 14
Jonathan Graziano took to TikTok to announce the sad news to his 4.4 million followers on Saturday. Noodles won fans over with a game called "no bones" to decide what kind of day it was.
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This ATM at Art Basel has a twist: It posts a picture of you with your bank balance
The ATM created by art collective MSCHF puts the cash balance of those who use it on display at the Art Basel in Miami Beach and ranks people by wealth.
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The U.S.'s 2022 World Cup run is over after falling to the Netherland, 3-1
The Dutch were favored and higher-ranked but the U.S. had found ways to keep moving on during the World Cup. But the Netherlands high-powered offense was too much for the U.S.
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Thousands protest in South Korea in support of truckers
Demonstrators marched in South Korea's capital denouncing government attempts to force thousands of striking truckers back to work after they walked out in a dispute over the price of freight.
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Beijing and other cities in China end required COVID-19 tests for public transit
The slight relaxation of testing requirements comes follows protests across China by residents frustrated by the rigid enforcement of anti-virus restrictions.
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Mpox will not be renewed as a public health emergency next year
Cases of Mpox, which was previously named monkeypox, peaked in August and fell steadily over the past months to a daily average of seven new cases by the end of November.
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Republicans won House seats in blue New York. Those wins could help shape Congress
A relative red wave in New York U.S. House races helped tip the balance of power in Congress. But several winners were moderate Republicans with little appetite for far-right provocation.
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Discovery of ancient bronze statues in Italy may rewrite Etruscan and Roman history
The discoveries shed light on what the Italian Culture Ministry calls a "unique multicultural and multilingual haven of peace" between Etruscans and Romans at a time when they were mostly at war.
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Feminists are protesting against the wave of anti-feminism that's swept South Korea
Many men in South Korea claim to be victims of gender discrimination, a movement turbocharged by President Yoon. Meanwhile, women lag far behind men in pay and face unrealistic beauty standards.
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